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January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 5-12 include: Monica Lynn Kirksey, 45, theft of property third degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Long-term leases saved WMAs

During the hectic holiday season last year, one item of important business conducted by the Forever Wild program got somewhat overlooked. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Plenty of blame in crisis

When the harshest cold snap in memory hit southwest Alabama last week, Thomasville’s house of cards came crashing down with the temperatures. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Where are the governor’s priorities?

As Gov. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Lunch at COGIC Thomasville COGIC Auxiliaries in Ministry invites the community to enjoy lunch with them at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16 in the church annex building. More...

Lay down burdens and lay hold of God’s grace

This is the fifth Spiritually Speaking I have written in the last seven days. As you know, right now Peggy and I are in between assignments, ministerially speaking. That means we are out of work, unemployed, laid off. More...

Sports

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Earle Hartley McCarty, to Margaret Ann Salata. Marriage license applications are just that - applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Dec. 31-Jan. 6 More...

Lady Tigers win four straight

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team ripped off four consecutive wins after returning from the Christmas break. The first two came in the CCHS Christmas Tournament in their games with T. R. More...

Baseball clinic still scheduled for Saturday

Despite all the cold temperatures we’ve experienced in this area lately and the water crisis that has affected everyone in the Thomasville one way or another over the past week or so; the annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic is still sche More...

Area residents deal with shortage

Arctic air blasted into Thomasville, freezing nearly everything it could touch and throttled this growing southern town of 5,000. More...

Pine Hill police chief refutes arrest rumor

Pine Hill Police Chief John Brown has had enough. Late last week, Brown issued a statement refuting rumors that he and the Pine Hill postmaster were arrested. More...

Dialysis patients affected by water problem

As Thomasville’s water crews desperately fight to keep water pressure going to the town hospital and nursing home, others have had to go without, including one medical facility in town. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Diamond Club to meet Jan. 19 The Thomasville High School Diamond Club will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Thomasville Middle School cafeteria. Free computer class More...

People

Restaurants dealing with water shortage

State health department officials toured Thomasville’s restaurants Tuesday and gave directions on what to do during the current water crisis. More...

David's Catfish coming to town

The Garden restaurant in Thomasville served its last meal Monday. Owner Rhonda Glass has agreed to lease the building to David's Catfish House, a small chain of seafood restaurants in south Alabama. More...

Steel Magnolias will still run

Saying “the show must go on” Karen Dean, director of the Ramblin Rose Players, said the performance of “Steel Magnolias” will go on stage as planned, starting Saturday night at 7 p.m., Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. More...

School

Good news!

OK, I got some good news and some bad news; the good news is I’m still cute! The bad news is that instead of being cute in Mrs. Nichols Algebra 3 with statistics class, or in Mrs. Coleman’s law in society class, I’m cute at home. More...

Schools, nonprofits receive more than $44K from IP

In 2009, the International Paper Company Foundation and Pine Hill Mill awarded more than $44,000 in grants to local schools and nonprofit agencies to fund various education and literacy programs. More...

Clarke daycares participate in state food program

Four daycare centers in Clarke County will participate in the State of Ala - bama Department of Edu - cation’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Coates John Day Coates, 86, of Thomasville, died Monday, January 4, 2010, at Thomasville Nursing Home. Mr. Coates was born Dec. 27, 1923 in Tallahatta Springs. More...